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Cat Blood Test Results, Explained

Cat Blood Test Results, Explained

Blood tests for cats are a valuable tool in most veterinary clinics. Our Newtown vets explain why blood tests for cats are important and what each test result might mean.

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Irregular Heartbeat in Cats

Irregular Heartbeat in Cats

Cats spend a lot of time sleeping, so a little less activity and more napping might not set off alarm bells. That's why irregular heartbeat in cats can go undetected for a long time.  Today's blog post delves into the topic of irregular heartbeats in cats, the causes, and treatments.

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Canine & Cat ECGs

Canine & Cat ECGs

Your vet wants your pet to have an ECG, but why? What conditions can ECG be helpful with? What will an ECG tell you and your vet about the health of your dog or cat? Read on to find the answers to these questions and more.

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The Benefits of Endoscopy for Diagnosing GI Issues in Pets

The Benefits of Endoscopy for Diagnosing GI Issues in Pets

Endoscopy can be a beneficial tool for pinpointing the precise cause of your dog or cat's internal issues. In today's post, you can learn about some of the benefits of dog and cat endoscopy and when your vet may use it.

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Corneal Sequestrum in Cats

Corneal Sequestrum in Cats

Feline corneal sequestrum is a serious threat to the health of your cat's eyes, but early detection and treatment can help restore your cat's pain-free vision. Here, our Newtown vets discuss the causes, signs, and treatment of this painful eye condition in cats.

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What is color dilution alopecia (CDA) in dogs?

What is color dilution alopecia (CDA) in dogs?

Color dilution alopecia (CDA) is a genetic skin condition that affects dogs bred to have coats that appear blue or light fawn (Isabella). CDA can leave your dog with patchy hair loss, and uncomfortable, itchy skin. Today, our Newtown vets explain the causes of CDA, which breeds are affected, and how it can be treated.

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Dog Pleural Effusion—What It Is, Symptoms & Treatment

Dog Pleural Effusion—What It Is, Symptoms & Treatment

Pleural Effusion in dogs is a condition that reduces the space available for the lungs to expand within the chest cavity, making breathing difficult for your pup. Today, our Newtown vets discuss the symptoms, causes, and available treatments for this serious condition.

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Arrhythmia—Understanding Your Dog's Irregular Heartbeat

Arrhythmia—Understanding Your Dog's Irregular Heartbeat

Arrhythmia in dogs is common, and many of our canine companions can live long healthy lives even with this heart condition, but sadly that is not always the case. Our Newtown Veterinary Specialists vets look at the ins and outs of arrhythmia in dogs, signs to watch for, and treatment options.

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Your Guide to IVDD Surgery in Dogs

Your Guide to IVDD Surgery in Dogs

Intervertebral disk disease—IVDD for short—is a condition that impacts your dog's spinal cord and causes painful mobility issues. Our Newtown vets explain more about the condition and the surgery used to treat it.

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Why Does My Pet Need a Urinalysis?

Why Does My Pet Need a Urinalysis?

In this post, our Newtown vets discuss the importance of regular urinalysis testing for pets.

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